Malignant hyperthermia crisis: AAGBI safety guideline. Source : Adapted from AAGBI ( ) with permission of the Association of Anaesthetists.
Example of a venous thromboembolism (VTE) risk assessment form. Source : Reproduced from DH ( ) with permission of the National Institute for Health ...
Example of a pre‐operative and theatre checklist.
Laparoscopic stapling and energy instruments.
Example of a complete endoscopy stack system.
High vacuum suction unit.
Measure (a) thigh circumference and (b) mid‐calf circumference.
Diathermy plate in position.
Position of safety pin through open drain to prevent retraction.
Guide to preoperative medication.
Deep vein thrombosis.
Intermittent compression device and boots.
The World Health Organization's Surgical Safety Checklist. Source : Reproduced from WHO ( ) with permission of the World Health Organization.
Port placement for pneumoperitoneum in laparoscopic or robotic surgery.
Da Vinci surgical robotic operating theatre.
(a) Surgical scrubbing technique. (b) Surgical rubbing technique. Source : Adapted from Health Protection Scotland ( ) with permission of the NHS.
Potential post‐operative complications.
(a) Ensure the heel is centred in the heel pocket. (b) Pull the stocking up over the ankle.
Surgical equipment in sterile field.
An example of a 12‐lead electrocardiogram (ECG).
Example of a patient information sheet for deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Source : Adapted from Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust ( ) with permission o...
Laparoscopic stack system.
Specialist staff using Da Vinci robotic equipment.
Lateral transfer, carried out in order from (a) to (f).
(a) Top to bottom: corrugated, Yates and Penrose drains. (b) Robinson's drain attached to a sterile closed drainage bag. (c) Redivac drain. (d) Concer...
(a) Lateral position. (b) Prone position.
Surgical dressing in situ .
Cardiopulmonary exercise testing (CPET).
Antiembolic stockings. (a) Thigh length. (b) Knee length.
Example of skin marked for surgery.
Mallampati classification of the airway.
Robotic surgical team. Source : Reproduced with permission of Intuitive Medical, Inc. © 2014 Intuitive Surgical, Inc.
Thromboprophylaxis and pressure area prevention devices.
Surgical wound dressings.
Use forceps to gently lift the knot of the suture.